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Nov 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
a ban. washington state marriage equality ref arena dumb is now in a dead heat. voters are also plate in minnesota whether they will vote whether to amend the state's constitution to define marriage as a union between a woman and a man. is the idea of a voter referendum on this particular issue at opposed to courts handing down decisions or state legislators making law the way to go. >> whenever the opportunity that puts put before voters every single one of them has voted to keep marriage as a defined between man and woman. that is in 38 different states. most recent being north carolina which of course voted earlier over the course of the summer. we haven't seen a state yet when voters that have had the opportunity, yes, you have a state legislature put in to law, yes, courts set them when the people themselves, even in california, even in hawaii, even in most liberal places have had chance to vote they said we want marriage to be between man and woman. the polling on this it always ends up being larger majority for those favoring traditional marriage on the actual election day than
Nov 17, 2012 11:30am PST
democrats. the house now has 78 female members, 50 democrats, 28 republicans. they came to washington for orientation and to get ready for the upcoming session. >> i think they'll kick some of those issues down the road so when we get back we'll have to look for long-term solutions for job creation, making the tax structure fairer and the appropriations, i think that will be the first order of business, but it will still all be tied to the economy. >> i think you will see us working hard to move the legislation and bring a bipartisan approach to the environment. i'm not pessimistic about those opportunities and i think that there is a brand-new sense of hope and a renewed sense of urgency. on the other side of the aisle, >> on the other side of the aisle, republican cathy mcmorris rodgers won a hard fought battle becoming the house republican conference chair. that means there will be at least one woman in the house gop leadership. so, bay buchanan, are democrats and republicans sending the message that women's voices will be heard in the upcoming congress? >> it's wise politics to ma
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